Gioachino Rossini's birthday is on Feb. 29, so celebrated only on "anni bisestili" called "leap years" in English. While Google's Doodle for Feb. 29, 2012 is creative as usual, it makes me wonder whether anyone has cared to figure out that "anno bisestile" in Italian has nothing to do with frogs and in fact it feels a bit odd to see our composer associated with the cute amphibians! (What happened to thoughtful localization? Google.it shows the same Doodle this time). Worth celebrating the…Continue
Added by Lucia Panini on February 28, 2012 at 10:11pm — No Comments
I write this post after reading three unrelated but concurrent news appearing on today's Corriere's homepage.Taken together the articles underscore important issues on the present and future of Italian technology and enterprise, at a time when everyone is asking how to reignite growth. If we look at Silicon Valley for the answer, we have it: invest in R&D and business education, so that our entrepreneurs will have the tools to build globally relevant technology and service companies.…Continue
Added by Matteo Daste on February 24, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments
After 22 years in Silicon Valley/SF I am going back to italy.
I know, I know, I am crazy to go back :)
But in life you gotta do what gotta do sometime.
Long story short, I am selling a lot of things:
10% discount for BAIA friends
Added by Gianmaria Clerici on February 13, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments
We are finalizing distribution of our revolutionary products with an important Italian energy company and would like to hire an Italian superstar developer to be part of the team based in Palo Alto. For the first few months place of work will be your home/office in Italy. This is the opportunity to be part of a small start-up, receive ground floor stock options, and to make your contribution count. We expect this person to play a crucial role in the design and development of an iPhone and…Continue
Added by Marco Graziano on February 6, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments